KDE menus (Lancelot, Kmenu, Krunner) not respecting PATH?
mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Tue May 5 19:13:05 BST 2009
Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> I have a $HOME/.bin (yes, with the dot) in my PATH:
>> $ cat .bash_profile
>> export PATH
> Why would a .bash_profile affect KDE *at all*? .bash_profile is used by
> *bash* to configure the environment for login runs. If you are starting a
> KDE session from KDM/XDM/GDM there's no login bash runs involved in the
I don't think that's universally true, though it probably depends on
distro and DM.
> If you would like to affect the global environment of your KDE session, and
> are not using a custom session, you can place files in ~/.kde/env. Files
> ending in ".sh" are read and executed in the same shell that is reading and
> executing the startkde script.
...you will probably have better luck with this.
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